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Is Dementia a type of Alzheimer's disease?


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Just the reverse: Alzheimer's Disease is just one of many cognitive disorders in the Dementia category. Some other dementias include: multi-infarct (or vascular) dementia, Picks Disease, Frontal Lobe Dementia, Parkinsons. This is not a complete list.This is described in detail in the book: Dementia Diary, A Caregiver's Journal which can be sampled at: http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/9565
Alzheimer's is one specific type of dementia. The most common type of dementia
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